Welcome to the North Central Region

About Us

North Central Region

We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region.

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The Current Webinar Series

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The Current webinar series is our way of connecting you with our network and water outreach, research and collaboration efforts across the North Central Region. These speed networking events are designed for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation activities – and won’t take up too much real estate on your crowded calendar.

Upcoming Webinar: September 16, 2015, 2:00-3:00 CT: Citizen Water Quality Monitoring

  • Matt Young, Illinois RiverWatch Coordinator, Overview of Citizen Monitoring
  • Peggy Doty, Illinois Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship, Intro to Extension’s nutrient-related water quality outreach efforts
  • Ilana Haimes, UW-Extension Program Assistant, Making the Connection Between Citizen Monitoring and Nutrient Related Water Quality Outreach

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